Amaryl is an oral blood sugar-lowering drug which belongs to the class of sulfonylureas.
Common use Amaryl is an oral blood sugar-lowering drug which belongs to the class of sulfonylureas. Active substance is Glimepiride. It is used together with diet and exercise to treat type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes. The mechanism of its action is to stimulate the secretion and release of insulin from beta cells of the pancreas (pancreatic effect). Amaryl is used to treat non-insulin depending diabetes (type 2) as monotherapy or in combination with insulin (or metformin).
Dosage and direction The best dose is determined by a physician on a basis of regular measurements of blood sugar content.
Missed dose Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is almost time of your next dose just skip it and return to your regular schedule.
Overdose Immediate medical attention in needed in case you too too much of the medicine. Possible side effects include: extreme weakness, confusion, blurred vision, stomach pain, trouble speaking, tremors, sweating, seizure, and coma.
Storage Store at room temperature in a tight container and keep away from sunlight, moisture, kids and pets.
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